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I am looking into ordering new RAM for my rig.
At this moment i have: 2x2gb Kingston HyperX 9-9-9-24 1600Mhz modules, these run at a terrible voltage of ~1.9v which is a killer for any p55 board. Now you are wondering why i got them in my build, well i got them for free a while ago and didnt had the chance to change them untill now.

Reason i wanna change them is the voltage obviously and because i am facing problems while overclocking my i5 750 to about 3.8 / 4.0Ghz. Its very hard to get a stable overclock and i think my RAM is being a huge obstacle here since i have to run them at around 1400Mhz on a 1.6 / 1.65v (1.90v required)

Now i do have a few questions:

A. Is it possible my RAM that screws me up getting a stable OC on my i5 750?
B: Its a gaming rig, so 4gb should be plenty i suppose?
C: As i am overclocking i would like a nice pare of RAM's for an affordable price, these looked interesting at first sight:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-343-_-Product

Been reading nice reviews about these, and with a pricetag of around 50 euro's its an interesting offer.

What do you guys think?
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Anyone, with experience on overclocking or Corsair Vengeance 4GB DDR3-1600 CL9 9-9-24 Kit in general?
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Anyone, with experience on overclocking or Corsair Vengeance 4GB DDR3-1600 CL9 9-9-24 Kit in general?
I believe that RAM was really made FOR overclocking. I did some research on it. The website says "Corsair Vengeance DDR3 memory modules are designed with overclockers in mind"
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ive heard extremely good things about it. matey owns that with sandy, hits 5ghz no probs. but struggled with other ram
     
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post #5 of 9
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Been hearing good things about them too. Was hoping someone would have experience with these RAM's. Trying to get my i5 750 stable at 4.0ghz but i have the feeling my current memory is my bottleneck.
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Been hearing good things about them too. Was hoping someone would have experience with these RAM's. Trying to get my i5 750 stable at 4.0ghz but i have the feeling my current memory is my bottleneck.
well TBH you cant really go wrong. so may as well go with them
     
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well TBH you cant really go wrong. so may as well go with them
Ordered them yesterday, delivery boy just left.. trying as we speak, looking good so far!
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Originally Posted by rck1984 View Post
Ordered them yesterday, delivery boy just left.. trying as we speak, looking good so far!
I run g.skill with same timings and voltage as those corsairs and im overclocking fine so you should have no issues, have fun n let us know how they clock
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i have those vengeance sticks and have dropped the timings to 8-8-8-24 with no changes in voltage, though my kit is 2x4g sticks
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